Take a sad song : the emotional currency of "Hey Jude" /

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Backbeat Books,, Guilford, Connecticut, United States, p.xxvii, 287 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : (2022)

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(OCoLC)fst01037820, (OCoLC)fst01099204, 1961-1970, bisacsh, fast, Histoire et critique., History and criticism., Mil neuf cent soixante-huit., MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Rock., MUSIC / History & Criticism., MUSIC / Instruction & Study / Songwriting., Nineteen sixty-eight, A.D., Rock (Musique), Rock music, Rock music.


Includes bibliographical references and index.Don't Let Me Down... : Factoids & Such -- The Movement You Need Is on Your Shoulder : Inspiration -- Remember to Let Her into Your Heart : Paul McCartney - Man as Song -- Don't Be Afraid : Jules as John as Us -- Let It Out and Let It In : A Very Brief History of the Beatles, 1963-1968 -- And Make It Better : Composition -- Someone to Perform With : Making Magic -- Anytime You Feel the Pain : The Violent Global Tumult of 1968 -- Better... Better... Better : Shadow & Light -- Na... Na... Na... Na Na Na Na : How the Song Works -- I Can Feel It! Can You Feel It? Comfort & Unity."Discover the power of song in James Campion's Take a Sad Song: The Emotional Currency of "Hey Jude." Music columnist and podcast host Campion shows why the Beatles' epic 1968 single "Hey Jude" transcends time, taking readers through the song's riveting personal story, its importance during the fractious days of a pop culture phenomenon, and its impact on the most turbulent year since WWII"--